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Community Corner


  Event Description Time / Location
11/5 - 12/5 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Beginning Bridge

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Beginning Bridge


To be Held on: Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 5-21 (no class Thanksgiving week), Dec. 3 & 5 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Beginning Bridge is an 8 session class, 4 weeks/2 classes per week, for persons who have never played Bridge or who want to refresh their basic skills.
 
FEE: $16M/$24NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM-11:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 12/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Computer Class- Level One

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Computer Class-Level One


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Dec. 3, 10, 17 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

This is a 7-week class for persons with little expriences or in need of a refresher course. Topics include basic computer components and operations, indroduction to WORD, Notepad, Wordpad; organizing files and folders, email and internet. If you have had no computer experience, consider taking Pre-Level One class before this class. 
 
FEE: $30M/$45NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1:30PM- 3PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 12/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Beginners Line Dancing Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Bginners Line Dancing Class


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, no class (Nov. 24), Dec. 3, 10, 17 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Learn new and practice old steps, get some exercise, and have fun all at the same time! 
 
FEE: $24M/$36NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
2:15PM-3:15PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/7 - 3/27 Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Friday Fish Fry

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Friday Fish Fry

To be Held on: Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, 27 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 13989 195th St., Jim Falls

Will be serving family style fish fry including soup, fish, baked potatoes, cole slaw, rolls, beverages, and dessert. All you can eat. Come join them early for 4pm Mass.

Adults: $9    Children 4-12: $4    Under 3: FREE    Takeouts available by calling 715-382-4422

Early Bird Senior Special 4:30pm-5:30pm    Seniors: $8.50 (Dine in Only)

4:30PM- 7:30PM, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
11/25 - 12/9 L.E. Phillips Senior Center EBay Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join for EBay Class

To be Held on: November 25, December 1, & 9 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Learn how to buy or sell on E-bay and do it safely. Pre-requisites for class are basic computer skills, some experience with Internet, and have an email account.


Cost: $20m/$30nm

9:30AM-11AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/28 Osseo Holiday Lites 2014

City of Osseo Holiday Lites 2014

To be Held on: Friday, November 28 at 7PM

They are planning for their 28th annual Christmas Parade in Osseao. They invited you to participate in their Christmas festivities and Christmas parade. Prizes will be awarded!

They ask that Santa NOT be included on any of the floats because children get confused when there are so many different Santa's. Please be sure to decorate your floats with LIGHTS as the parade is being held in the evening. Please do not throw candy or objects from the parade units. 

City of Osseo looks forward to promoting OSSEO during the holidays. If you would like to help, or have any NEW ideas, PLEASE GIVE THEM A CALL.  New members are always welcome and new leadership would be greatly appreciated.

Donations are always welcome to help replace lights and to help pay for parade expenses.  Please call City of Osseo, 715 597 2207 and find out how you can make a tax-deductible donation to Holiday Lites.

 

For more information contact: Jack Vold at 715-597-8033(day)

7PM, Osseo, WI
12/2 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Create a Basket

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Create an Evergreen Holiday Hanging Basket

 
To be Held on: Tuesday, December 2 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Create a seasonal touc outdoors by creating a hanging basket brimming with fresh evergreens. Transform it with a variety of fresh spruce greens, berry sprigs and pinecones. All supplies included. Fell free to bring any unique decorations from home (mini lights, Christmas balls, etc...) to make it your own.
 
Cost: $14m/$21nm

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
11am-12:30am, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/2 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Sweater Mittens

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Sweater Mittens

 
To be Held on: Tuesday, December 2 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Stitch a pair of fleece-lined mittens after cutting them from a variety of sweaters. Your mittens will have patterns and solid colors. Wool, fleece, threads, patterns will be provided. Must bring a Sewing Machine and scissors
 
Cost: $18m/$27nm

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
12:30PM-3:30PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/3 - 12/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center iPad Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: iPad Class

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, December 3, 10, 17 (plus 24, if needed) at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Class will cover basic functions, usage, and applications (apps). This class is for iPad owners and those that are considering the purchase of an iPad.
 
Cost: $16m/$24nm

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM- 11:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/3 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Time Matters

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Time Matters: Woman's Retirement Outlook Seminar

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, December 3 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

A woman focused seminar discussing retirement income, Soical Security, withdrawal rates, preparing for the unexpected, inflation risks and costs of health care and long-term care. 
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10:30am-11:30am, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/5 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Rug Weaving

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Rug Weaving

 
To be Held on: Friday, December 5 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Learn the twining method of weaving on a loom. All looms and supplies are provided for your hands-on opportunity to practice all aspects of this craft. You will take home the knowledge needed to create these weaving on your own.
 
Cost: $23m/$35.50nm

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9am-12pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/6 Community Christmas Fair

Coffee & Sweets served at 9am

Lunch served 10:30-1:30pm

Lunch includes: Taco Bar, BBQ Beef, Chili Dogs, Scalloped Potatoes, Homemade Pie, and Bars

Door prizes! Quilt drawing at 1:30pm

Sale Items- baked goods, cookies, lefse, crafts, jewelry, rugs, Christmas decorations, and more!

For more information call 877-2489 or 877-2307

Fall Creek Firehouse- Hwy 12 (East end of Fall Creek)

9am-2pm, Fall Creek Firehouse
12/6 36th Annual Fantasy Bazaar

We invite everyone to come as area vendors to display their year round crafts, seasonal crafts, and home based business products. From birdhouses to wreaths, keepsakes to one of a kind clothing, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Also, that same day the Thorp Volunteer Firemen are hosting an all you can eat pancake breakfast from 8am to noon at the Thorp Firehall in Thorp.

9am-3pm, Thorp High School
12/6 Christ Lutheran Cookie Walk

Christ Lutheran Cookie Walk

To be Held on: Saturday, December 6 at Christ Lutheran Church

Includes homemade Holiday cookies. Also, breads and candies!

9am-12pm, Christ Lutheran
12/6 Faith Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar

Faith Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar

To be Held on:  Saturday, December 6 at Faith Lutheran Church, 733 Woodward Ave., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Featuring: Cookie walk, tree ornaments, white elephant table, homemade noodles, baked goods, & crafts.

Luncheon: Barbequw plate, chicken noodle soup, and homemade pies.

For more information: 715-723-7754 -or- www.faithlutherancf.org
 

10am-1pm, Faith Lutheran Church
12/6 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Help-Portrait

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Help-Portrait

 
To be Held on: Saturday, December 6 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Help Portrait Eau Claire is in its' 5th year of giving out Free Portraits to underprivileged Individuals and Families. Portraits are done by volunteer photographers, Hair Stylists from Fantastic Sam's and make-up specialists. You will leave with Free Prints donated by Sharp Photo of Eau Claire and also a CD so you can make more copies to share with as many people as you want. This could be a perfect gift idea to give to your family and friends this Christmas. No appointment needed.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10am-4pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/6 Christ Episcopal Church Chili Feed

All You Can Eat Chili Feed

To be Held on: Saturday, December 6 at Christ Episcopal Church 624 Bay Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 

Includes bottomless chili bowl (vegetarian chili available), bread, dessert, and beverage. Also available: Hot dogs-$1.25. Featuring a Craft Table with baked goods for sale too.

Adults: $7         10 and Under: $5

4pm-8pm, Christ Episcopal Church
12/7 42nd Annual Rozellville Lions Pancake Feed

42nd Annual Rozellville Lions Pancake Feed

To be Held on:  Sunday, December 7 at Neises Hall, Rozellville

Includes: Potato and buttermilk pancakes, sausage and trimmings.

Adults: $7 (in advance, see a local Lions Member), $7.50 at the door
Children 6-12: $4
5 & Under: FREE

Please bring your used hearing aids and eyeglasses! 

8am-12:30pm, Neises Hall, Rozellville
12/7 Turkey Dinner with St. Nicholas

Turkey Dinner with St. Nicholas with All the Trimmings

To be Held on:  December 7 at St. Joseph Church, Court # 1536, Boyd, WI

Will be serving buffet style including sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, cole slaw, cranberries, dinner rolls, beverages, and dessert. They will also be matching funds with Catholic Order Foresters and the proceeds will go to support their grade school. Bring your camera to take pictures with St. Nicholas!

Adults: $9       Children 6-12: $4         Children 5 and under: FREE

10:30AM- 1PM, St. Joseph Church
12/8 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Looking into Israel

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Looking into the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel

 
To be Held on: Monday, December 8 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

The talk will discuss the geographic, historical and spiritual significance of the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel. Results from UWEC's work at the Western Wall will also be presented.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
2:15pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/9 - 12/12 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Sample a Free Chair Massage

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Sample a Free Chair Massage

 
To be Held on: December 9 and 12at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Free five minute samples of Deep Tissue Healing Chinese Massage will be given. No sign-up necessary. First come first served basis.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10am-Noon, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/9 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Remembering Neverland

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Remembering Neverland

 
To be Held on: Tuesday, December 9 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

A new locally produced film, "Remembering Neverland," was inspired by Chippewa Falls project that builds connections between students, parents, and teachers. The film creates an environment where no child will have to struggle in school.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1pm-2:30pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/10 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Wine Making for Amateurs

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Wine Making for Amateurs

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, December 10 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Do you want to learn how to turn that fruit in the refrigerator to wine? Or what about next year's grape crop? Tom Bauer, an amateur winemaker for more than 30 years will show yuo the equipments and the ingredients you'll need to get started making wine. Small samples will be available to help learn about various wine traits such as levels of acid, tannin or sugar.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
11am-Noon, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/10 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Let's Make Sandbakkels

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Let's Make Sandbakkels

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, December 10 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Help make sandbakkels for the L.E. Phillips Senior Center Cookie Walk. Dough will be provided; please bring your own tins if you have them. Enjoy a simply delightful baking afternoon.
 

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1pm-4pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/11 L.E. Phillips Senior Center WI Medicare Volunteer Fraud Training

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: WI Medicare Volunteer Fraud Training

 
To be Held on: Thursday, December 11 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Would you like to learn how to protect yourself from Medicare fraud? Are you interested in volunteering to educate other seniors how to prevent healthcare fraud? Join us for a special training and help prevent Medicare fraud in your community.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30am-3:30pm, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/11 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Grieving 101

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Grieving 101

 
To be Held on: Thursday, December 10 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Grieving 101 will help normalize grief for those who have experienced the death of a friend, family member, loved one. It will provide information about the varied grieving responses and processes that individuals or their friend or family members can experience and offers suggestions of ways to help those experiencing grief.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10am, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
12/16 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Social Security

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them for: Social Security: Your Questions Answered

 
To be Held on: Tuesday, December 16 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellingers St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Share strategies designed to help guard valuable assets and protect pre- and post-retirement income. Discuss the impact of longevity, withdrawal strategies, anticipate rising costs, review insurance/LTC protection and healthcare costs.
 
Cost: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10:30am-11:30am, L.E. Phillips Senior Center